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Famous Dave's Barbeque

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7411 N Grand Prairie Dr, Peoria, IL 61615-9328
+1 309-691-7427
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would never willingly go back to Dave's unless it was the only place in town to eat. Like most chains, it has a nice decor and acceptable service and overpraises the quality of food. They also charge like they have good food - but they don't.

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Thank Ken R
Dunlap
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you don't mind BBQ sauce under your fingernails, their ribs are very tasty. I do the baked chicken dinner with broccoli and a grilled pineapple spear: healthier and less messy. Service almost always good and a covered outside area to enjoy.

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Thank Diane S
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our server Sacar was great, very polite and attended to every thing we needed. Food was cooked just right. We will be back

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Thank Kevin M
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88 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

What delicious treat to have real barbeque at Famous Dave's. I recommend the garbage can lid since it gives you all the variety. The pulled pork or ribs go best their original sauce too. Located out by the Shoppes of Grand Prairie

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Thank Andy H
Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I have always enjoyed Famous Dave's but this experience knocked the ball out of the park. This Famous Dave's is the best that I have been to in Tennessee, Ohio and Illinois. ALL of the meat (St. Louis and Baby Back Ribs and burnt ends) were tasty, plentiful and juicy. The service was also outstanding as Sacar was top notch... More 

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Thank Jon M
Kewanee, Illinois
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived around 7:30pm, we order 3 Famous Margaritas and the Famous Dave's Nachos as an appetizer. Then a plate for 2- 3 with samples of the house barbecue specialty (chicken, pork, beef, corn , sweet bake beans, cole slow & corn muffins). The waitress was excellent, she let us enjoyed and at the same time she was making sure... More 

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1 Thank JamesTAhearn
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We got the nachos as a appetizer (requesting no beans). Well there were beans on them, still don't know if there were beans in the chili (which the wait staff should have said something about if so) they use or if our order was incorrect. I ordered the potato soup and salad, my boyfriend ordered a burger. My salad had... More 

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1 Thank MissWhitxo
Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I ordered a burnt ends sandwich dry with a side of green beans. The meat was still tender and so flavorful- I didn't need any sauce nor did I need the bun( which for me is a real surprise). The service was great as well!

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1 Thank Bee G
Columbia Station, Ohio
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Famous Dave's is conveniently located near the Candlewood Suites where our family group stayed for a wedding weekend. Good food. Great service from Secor.

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1 Thank cher5_13
Peoria, Illinois
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101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Consistently good BBQ, moderate prices and decent service. I would recommend Dave's for anyone wanting some good food, and recommend the family feast - I prefer it upgraded with baby back ribs personally.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7411 N Grand Prairie Dr, Peoria, IL 61615-9328
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-691-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?